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    The president of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, has presented this Thursday the Shock Plan for Science and Innovation, which places science, R & D & I and talent at the center of the recovery strategy after a decade of cuts and the absence of reforms. This plan contributes to science and innovation leading the solutions to the COVID-19 crisis, but also enables competitive industries and companies with high added value to be generated. The plan includes 17 measures around three...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City If New Yorkers remember the Genius Challenge from 2017, as the “summer of hell” loomed, 2020 looks worse but not different for the MTA as the financial crisis from COVID-19 pushes the agency once again into the arms of the private sector. On Wednesday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority put out the call to the tech industry for help keeping the trains...
    The City of Statesboro announced Tuesday that a combined $28,000 was distributed to 14 city and Bulloch County businesses. The award funds were provided by the “Love Ur City” fundraising campaign which the City of Statesboro sponsored in May to provide relief to businesses and families in Statesboro and Bulloch County that had been financially impacted by the pandemic. From the news release: “We received applications from several great Statesboro businesses and wish we could have helped them all,” said...
    The International Electrical power Company sounded the alarm Thursday about the “critical want” to promptly speed up thoroughly clean electrical power innovation. That’s simply because the local climate plans set by governments and organizations about the earth depend on technologies that have not nevertheless reached the market. “The concept is pretty distinct: in the absence of a great deal quicker clean up electrical power innovation, acquiring net-zero ambitions in 2050 will be all but extremely hard,” Fatih Birol, the IEA’s...
    SAN JOSE (CBS SF/AP) — A federal judge has convicted a Chinese national of economic espionage, stealing trade secrets and engaging in a conspiracy for the benefit of his country’s government. U.S. District Judge Edward Davila found Hao Zhang, 41, guilty of the three counts Friday after a four-day trial. “The defendant plotted with Tianjin University to take trade secrets from two U.S. companies, including his own employer, to China for the benefit of the Chinese Government,” said Assistant Attorney...
    SAN JOSE (CBS SF/AP) — A federal judge has convicted a Chinese national of economic espionage, stealing trade secrets and engaging in a conspiracy for the benefit of his country’s government. U.S. District Judge Edward Davila found Hao Zhang, 41, guilty of the three counts Friday after a four-day trial. “The defendant plotted with Tianjin University to take trade secrets from two U.S. companies, including his own employer, to China for the benefit of the Chinese Government,” said Assistant Attorney...
    ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) — A battery company plans a $940 million expansion of a manufacturing plant in Georgia, Gov. Brian Kemps office said Thursday. Kemp’s office says in a news release that the expansion by the company “SK innovation” in Jackson County will create 600 jobs. SK innovation makes lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles. The release says the latest project is in addition to the company’s $1.67 billion investment to develop two manufacturing facilities in Georgia that will deliver 2,000...
    The new ranking of ‘The most innovative companies of 2020’, prepared by Boston Consulting Group, which this year reaches its fourteenth edition, highlights the companies most committed to R&D. This time, Huawei has risen 42 places and thus becomes the entity that has climbed the most to reach sixth place. The classification is headed by Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, Microsoft, Samsung and Huawei. The world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker is followed by Alibaba, IBM, Sony and Facebook, completing the ten most...
    President Trump’s order suspending H-1B visas threatens the next wave of tech innovation, raising the risk that we’ll lose the immigrant leaders needed to help us sustain the U.S. economy. The potential impact will be felt far beyond the Bay Area. America has a long history of U.S. immigrants becoming pillars of industry. Scottish-born inventor Alexander Graham Bell patented the telephone in 1876. Andrew Carnegie, also born in Scotland, led the expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th...
    “To get out of the crisis we only have innovation«. It is the warning that the executive president of Telefónica, José María Álvarez-Pallete, made this Tuesday morning at the CEOE summit for economic reconstruction. The problem is that, using a soccer simile, Spain is in the ‘third division’ in this fundamental weapon to relaunch the economy. Specifically, Brussels places the Spanish economy in the group of European countries with “moderate” innovation, the third step in the classification on this matter...
    NEW YORK – When the coronavirus outbreak forced Sean Giovanni to shut down his recording studio in for two months, he dropped off mobile equipment at staffers’ and artists’ homes. He hoped remote recording would bring in some revenue. It did. Along with the income, Giovanni got an important lesson that will help his business long after the pandemic has subsided: The Record Shop doesn’t have to be limited to what it can produce onsite. “Moving to strictly remote work...
    NEW YORK (AP) — When the coronavirus outbreak forced Sean Giovanni to shut down his recording studio in for two months, he dropped off mobile equipment at staffers’ and artists’ homes. He hoped remote recording would bring in some revenue. It did. Along with the income, Giovanni got an important lesson that will help his business long after the pandemic has subsided: The Record Shop doesn’t have to be limited to what it can produce onsite. “Moving to strictly remote...
    (CNN)Tawah Ndlovu made just enough money as a construction worker during the week, along with ad hoc gardening jobs on the weekends, to support his wife and child. In one fell swoop, South Africas national lockdown wiped that away. Every morning I wake up and wonder how Im going to feed my family, he says. When coronavirus arrived in Africa, many countries were quick to introduce lockdowns. But prolonged shutdowns have aggravated existing inequalities.On March 27, South Africa entered a...
    Based on recent events, the drive-thru might be one of the most important inventions for the foodservice industry. While they’ve been around for a long time, drive-thrus are seeing a huge surge in usage during the coronavirus pandemic. After all, most restaurants across the country still arent allowed to offer indoor dining, and people looking to get out of the house for a bite to eat dont have to go much further than their car. Before drive-thrus, cars were rarely designed with...
    LOS ANGELES -- The Covid-19 pandemic has left many students and their families facing economic hardships. Faculty and staff with Learn4Life: Innovation High School located in Anaheim, CA stepped in to help by giving out free food and resources to their surrounding communities with a pop-up drive-thru.Knowing that we provided for these families is just something that we will never forget, said Vanessa Ruiz, assistant principal of Learn4Life: Innovation High School.Were a nonprofit organization supporting students at risk. A lot...